Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (377)

Seán Fleming


377. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health when section 4 of the Civil Liability Amendment Act 2014 will be commenced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9947/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Part 4 of the Civil Liability (Amendment ) Act 2017 which provides for the voluntary open disclosure of patient safety incidents was signed into law in November  2017. 

Work has commenced on the drafting of Regulations to accompany Part 4 of the Act.  Consultation with the various stakeholders including the Health Service Executive, HIQA and the the Regulators is underway. It is intended to commence Part 4 in the near future.